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Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

This is common: Sometime this can also lead to a foliculitis called foliculitis barbae. ...Read more

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

A condition in which a person has hairs that have curled around and grown back into the skin instead of ...Read more


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Ingrown hair /cyst?

Ingrown hair /cyst?

Surgical removal: Treatment of choice surgical removal.

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What are ingrown hair lump and cancer lump?

What are ingrown hair lump and cancer lump?

Do not be misled!: Any lump which is growing can be cancerous...So it needs to be checked by a doctor unless you are sure what you are dealing with. There is nothing clear cut about a ingrown hair lump...I do not know what it is, so, if you have a lump, either it is benign or cancerous. Benign lumps are temporary( a few exceptions) and they do not grow steadily. They are often due to infections(painful) or a lipoma. ...Read more

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Is this bump by my penis an ingrown hair from shaving?

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Is this bump by my penis an ingrown hair from shaving?

Possibly: If you do shave, it is common to have ingrown hairs. If it becomes red, painful, or particularly if you can see pus, see your primary care provider, as it is likely infected. ...Read more

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Skin tag, cancer or ingrown hair?

Skin tag, cancer or ingrown hair?

Neither: Skin tag (medical term is acrochordon) is a small benign tumor that forms primarily in areas where the skin forms creases, such as the neck, armpit, and groin. They may also occur on the face, usually on the eyelids. Acrochorda are harmless and typically painless, and do not grow or change over time. ...Read more

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Could a skin cyst be from ingrown hair around my penis?

Could a skin cyst be from ingrown hair around my penis?

Maybe: More likely this is a sebaceous cyst. These are not infected but can be removed if unsightly. Get checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Hair removal: Yes depending on how it is done. Laser hair removal usually has the least side effects. As the other methods usually involve physicl trauma or chemicals. ...Read more

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Can ingrown hairs on vagina spread?

Can ingrown hairs on vagina spread?

Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs don't spread but you can get multiple ones near each other and some may not show up until a while later. ...Read more

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Can men get ingrown hairs on testis?

Can men get ingrown hairs on testis?

Not on testis: Testes are located within scrotal sac. However men can get ingrown hair on the scrotum. ...Read more

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Ingrown hairs in pubic itch, what can I do?

Ingrown hairs in pubic itch, what can I do?

See derm: and consider laser hair removal to destroy the hair follicles. Topicals can help but see your dermatologist to make sure this is not an infectious process ...Read more

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Flesh colored/reddish, raised growth under pubic hair, near top of pubic bone. Started growing while pregnant. What is it? Mole? Wart? Skin tag?

Flesh colored/reddish, raised growth under pubic hair, near top of pubic bone. Started growing while pregnant. What is it? Mole? Wart? Skin tag?

Need more info: Hi Miya...you may need to have a biopsy to find out exactly what the growth may be. It could be a normal finding or something else. We cannot diagnose without a biopsy. ...Read more

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Advice please? Bump on mons pubis/pubic hair area?

One bump?: Uncertain of dx. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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A bump in the shaved area; could it be an ingrown hair or twisted hairs?

Yes: Warm compresses to bring to surface. If it persists it can be drained to prevent infection and possible scarring. ...Read more

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Is it ok that i shave my pubic hair & arm pit hair ?

Is it ok that i shave my pubic hair & arm pit hair ?

Yes it is: yes it is actually it is more hygienic to do that to keep the area clean and the skin to ventilate. some culture they supposed to do that on a monthly basis ...Read more

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Can i shave my armpit hair?

Can i shave my armpit hair?

NO! NEVER!: Hi. Just kidding. Of course you can! If you want to, do it! If you don't want to, that's fine too. ...Read more